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featurefootball20 days ago

Fantasy Premier League 2020/21 – How to survive without Sadio 'Mr Reliable' Mane

With the first international break around the corner, it’s perhaps the moment to avoid rash decisions, but then Sadio Mane tests positive for COVID-19. Liverpool confirmed the news and that means he will self-isolate for ten days, missing the next game, so how do you replace one of FPL’s best?
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball3 months ago

Relegation drama and the battle for Europe: How the Premier League’s final day could pan out

A year’s worth of Premier League football and still nothing is certain beyond the fact that Liverpool are Champions and Norwich City are relegated. Everything else is still in contention with the battle for Champions League, Europa League and Premier League football going down to the final day.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball3 months ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 35+ - Five picks that could help change your FPL season

With the end of the season rapidly approaching, navigating the final road has become a lot harder especially with teams playing two games a week. Rotation plays an immense part for the bigger sides and with teams getting back to their best possible form, it hands FPL managers more selection issues.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball8 months ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 28 – Four players to help you win the weekend

The European round-robin is over for now but after a long week for many sides it will see English sides rotate their teams. Then some cup final will put four teams out of contention which makes panicking a great option. Fear not, because tinkering helps and these four men could change your fortunes.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball8 months ago

Serge Aurier has evolved into the quintessential modern full-back under Jose Mourinho

There’s always been something about the French and never living up to their talent from Hatem Ben Arfa, Anthony le Tallec and even Bruno Cheyrou. But then there’s Serge Aurier, an Ivory Coast star who is synonymous with never living up to the hype despite playing for France’s best and Tottenham.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball9 months ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 24 – How to survive the Double gameweek

We’re inching closer to the first double Gameweek and it pits Liverpool against West Ham and Wolves with the Hammers the other side playing two. And that asks the question, should you triple up on Liverpool? Is there any Hammer worth buying? Or should we ignore the DGW and move on with our lives?
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball9 months ago

Bournemouth and Eddie Howe need some catharsis before things sour

There’s a reason why certain things have expiration dates printed on them because once it goes bad, it’s naturally not good for us to consume. The same should technically go for football and if this season is any indicator, there will be a change in the way managers are treated around the world.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball9 months ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 22 – Who do the Fixtures Gods love?

Another week nearly over and that means that the Premier League is back upon us with the league taking a nine day break after the hectic Festive schedule. For FPL managers that did not make things easier, but with January and February a lot easier, the question is who does the fixtures favour?
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball10 months ago

SportsCafe’s Greatest Footballing moments of the decade ft. Leicester City and AS Monaco

The end of what many have taken to calling football’s golden decade is nearly upon us and what a decade of football it has been. From Cristiano Ronaldo to Lionel Messi, from Spain to France, from Leicester City to AS Monaco, football this decade has been rambunctious, dramatic and entertaining.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball10 months ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 17 –Back the men in form

Gameweek 16 was yet another high scoring week with an average of 54 points and a highest of 127 but after the final European group stage games and a congested December fixture list, rotation adds to your worries. But then again, how could you ever go wrong when you back the men in form?
SportsCafe Desk